Athetize
Athetize Ath"e*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Athetized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Athetizing}.] [Gr. ?, fr. ? set aside, not fixed; ? not + ? to place.] To set aside or reject as spurious, as by marking with an obelus. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] ||

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  • athetize — verb To reject a passage of text as spurious …   Wiktionary

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  • athetize — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌtīz transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Greek athetein (from athetos set aside, not fixed, from a a (II) + thetos placed, from tithenai to place) + English ize more at do : to reject or mark (a passage) as spurious …   Useful english dictionary

  • Athetized — Athetize Ath e*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Athetized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Athetizing}.] [Gr. ?, fr. ? set aside, not fixed; ? not + ? to place.] To set aside or reject as spurious, as by marking with an obelus. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Athetizing — Athetize Ath e*tize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Athetized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Athetizing}.] [Gr. ?, fr. ? set aside, not fixed; ? not + ? to place.] To set aside or reject as spurious, as by marking with an obelus. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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